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LINGUIST List 24.162

Thu Jan 10 2013

Calls: Middle English, Historical Linguistics/Spain

Editor for this issue: Alison Zaharee <alisonlinguistlist.org>

Date: 09-Jan-2013
From: Juan Camilo Conde Silvestre <jccondeum.es>
Subject: 8th International Conference on Middle English
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Full Title: 8th International Conference on Middle English
Short Title: ICOME 8

Date: 02-May-2013 - 04-May-2013
Location: Murcia, Spain
Contact Person: J Camilo Conde Silvestre
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www.um.es/icome8

Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics

Subject Language(s): English, Middle

Call Deadline: 31-Jan-2013

Meeting Description:

The 8th International Conference on Middle English (ICOME 8) will be hosted by the English Department at the University of Murcia (Spain) in May 2013 (from Thursday 2 May to Saturday 4 May). ICOME 8 is co-organized with members of the Universities of Málaga and Jaén and it continues the series of successful ICOME conferences held at Rydzyna (1994), Helsinki (1997), Dublin (1999), Vienna (2002), Naples (2005), Cambridge (2008) and Lviv (2011). As its predecessors, ICOME 8 will include sessions on different aspects of Middle English language and texts, with historical linguistic, philological-textual or literary orientations.

The following plenary speakers have kindly confirmed their participation:

Herbert Schendl (University of Vienna)
Terttu Nevalainen (University of Helsinki)
Vincent Gillespie (Oxford University)
Mª José López Couso (University of Santiago de Compostela)

Further information on the conference venue, on details of accommodation and travel, and on the social activities will be soon uploaded on the conference webpage:

http://www.um.es/icome8

2nd Call for Papers:

The deadline for submission of abstracts for ICOME 8 (8th International Conference on Middle English), to be held in Murcia (Spain) on 2-4 May, has been extended to 31 January. Abstracts (between 250 and 500 words, excluding references) must be submitted by email to icome8um.es, as a Microsoft Word file with the extension .doc or .rtf (preferably in Times 11 fonts). All the relevant information can be found at the conference webpage (http://www.um.es/icome8).



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